Chris Schluep
Chris Schluep
Chris spent more than a dozen years editing books in New York before moving west. He reads all the time, but there are certainly worse ways to make a living. Chris lives in Seattle with his wife, his two sons, and a cat named Little. Aside from reading, he enjoys fishing, writing, and cooking.

Recent posts by Chris


A Conversation with Jonathan Safran Foer

We interviewed Jonathan Safran Foer earlier in the year. His new novel is great. Turns out Jonathan Safran Foer is pretty great, too.

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Celebrity Picks: Liane Moriarty's Favorite Reads of 2016

When it comes to other celebrity picks, Liane Moriarty may be the most popular recommendation. But what did she read and love?

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of the Year

It's been a great year for mysteries and thrillers, and their popularity has continued into the holiday season.

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Celebrity Picks: Berkeley Breathed's Favorite Reads of 2016

Berkeley Breathed created Bill the Cat. Bill the Cat, readers. Ack! And he won a Pulitzer Prize for Bloom County, which essentially means that Bill the Cat is a Pulitzer Prize-winning cat. Take that, Garfield. Appropriately, Berkeley Breathed has recently published The Bill the Cat Story: A Bloom County Epic....

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Celebrity Picks: Tana French's Favorite Reads of 2016

Tana French is a big favorite among the editors at Amazon, so we were especially excited to see what she would pick. She did not disappoint. French goes back to the nineties, the eighties, and even to the thirties for her picks. Interestingly, none of the books she listed is...

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The Best History Books of the Year

There's no doubt that scribes are industriously recording our current interesting times for future generations to read about. Until then, here is a selection of some of our Best History Books of 2016.

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Celebrity Picks: Ransom Riggs' Favorite Reads of 2016

This has been a big year for Ransom Riggs -- what with the release of the film version of his best-selling young adult novel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. Find out what he's been reading in his downtime.

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"Joe Montana's Shoes" by Steve Young

Here is an excerpt from Young's autobiography QB: My Life Behind the Spiral that we enjoyed and wanted to share with our readers.

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Celebrity Picks: Mara Wilson's Favorite Reads of 2016

She played Matilda and the cute little girl in "Mrs. Doubtfire." Now she's the grown-up author of the recently published Where Am I Now?--see what Mara Wilson has been reading lately.

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Celebrity Picks: Kathy Griffin's Favorite Reads of 2016

Kathy Griffin shares her favorite (and surprising) read of 2016.

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